By Faith Igbudu
Staff of the University of Mkar, Mkar, have affirmed their unalloyed support and applauded the Vice-Chancellor of the university, Prof. Zacharys Gundu for his faithfulness, passion and commitment to the growth and development of the institution.
The affirmation came when staff of the institution paid the VC a courtesy call recently in his office at the university premises in Mkar.
Spokesperson for the staff, Dr Joshua Ngbede said the staff took to commending their VC, due to his efforts towards putting in place the needed academic and operational standards for studies.
He said Gundu was able to achieve this feat within a short period of stay in office as the VC, University of Mkar, Mkar.
According to him, “such efforts has put on the university on right pedestal for recognition in the comity of universities in Nigeria and the world.”
He further averred that it was in recognition of the VC’s impressive score card that staff of the university resolved to pass a vote of confidence on him.
Ngbede, who is the Head of Department, Biological Sciences formally presented the vote of confidence message signed by 139 staff of the university.
In his response, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Gundu appreciated members of staff for the confidence reposed in him. He asked members of staff to continue to pray for the grace to enable him remain focused on his developmental efforts.
Present during the event were some principal officers of the University; Dr Michael Shima, Deputy Vice-Chancellor; Mr Philips Ioryina, Bursar; Rev Dr S.I. Aande, Dean College of Arts/HOD Religion and Philosophy; Dr D.M. Akpera, HOD Business Management; Mr Isaiah Mandeun Director, Centre for Continuing Education; His Excellency, Ambassador Michael Agbidye; Mr Sekav Hanior and Mrs Nancy Hule.